Episode 47: Kristen Sonday, Co-founder and COO of Paladin

As Co-founder and COO of Paladin, Kristen Sonday helps pro bono legal service providers do more work—and better work—through the intelligent use of technology. Recognized as a 2017 ABA Woman in Tech to Watch because of her access to justice work, Kristen and Paladin envision a world where everyone has access to legal and other vital services.

As the first guest on Access to Justice Week on the podcast, Kristen discusses:

  • Her career journey from Princeton grad to the DOJ, international criminal affairs in Mexico and Central America, and founding Paladin
  • The pro bono opportunities that COVID-19 has created
  • The pro bono initiative with which Paladin and Clio are assisting the New York State Bar
  • What lawyers can do to contribute to pro bono efforts